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I lived on Dread

I lived on Dread

I lived on Dread
To Those who know
The Stimulus there is
In Danger Other impetus
Is numb and Vitalless

As ’twere a Spur upon the Soul
A Fear will urge it where
To go without the Sceptre’s aid
Were Challenging Despair.



Poem I lived on Dread - Emily Dickinson